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PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCI

PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING
SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
The Regular Meeting of the Common Council was called to order by Mayor Jim Paine at 6:30 p.m. in the Government Center, Board Room 201.
1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL
Present: Nick Ledin, Jenny Van Sickle, Warren Bender, Jack Sweeney, Brett Fennessey (via teleconference), Tylor Elm, Keith Kern, Lindsey Graskey – 8
Absent: Ruth Ludwig
Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, City Clerk Ramos
3. PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS
3.1 Selection of 8th District Alderperson
The following members of the public recommended appointing Robert Pierce: Butch Liebaert and Andy Campeau.
MOTION to nominate Robert Pierce by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Ledin. MOTION to nominate Mike Herrick by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Kern.
Robert Pierce appointed 8th District Alderperson by roll call vote, with Mayor Paine breaking a tie vote:
Robert Pierce – 5
Ledin, Van Sickle, Elm, Graskey, Paine
Mike Herrick – 4
Bender, Sweeney, Fennessey, Kern
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
4.1 November 16, 2021 - Regular Council Meeting.
MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
5. CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action)
6. MAYOR’S REPORT
6.1 Report from Mayor Paine
7. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
7.1 Human Resource Committee (Meeting held November 15, 2021) Report from Councilor Van Sickle. RECOMMENDATIONS:
1. Approve Job Description for Assistant Fire Chief
MOTION by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
2. Approve 2% wage increase for Non-Union wage plans effective January 1, 2022
Councilor Van Sickle abstained.
MOTION by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
7.2 Public Works Committee (No meeting to report)
7.3 Finance Committee (Meeting held November 18, 2021; Meeting scheduled November 10, 2021 canceled due to a lack of a quorum.) Report from Councilor Sweeney.
RECOMMENDATIONS:
1. Approve 2022 Grant Application: Douglas County Historical Society, $10K
2. Approve 2022 Golf Course Budget, season rates and equipment purchase
3. Approve 2022 Landfill Budget
4. Approve 2022 Wastewater Budget
5. Approve 2022 Stormwater Budget
6. Approve 2022 Tax Increment District Budgets
MOTION by Councilor Kern, seconded by Councilor Elm and carried, to approve all six recommendations.
7.4 Licensing and Fees Committee (No meeting to report)
7.5 Public Safety Committee (No meeting to report)
7.6 Committee of the Whole Meeting (No meeting to report)
8. SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS
8.1 REPORTS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS
8.2 REPORTS SANS RECOMMENDATIONS
8.2.1 Liability Claims Committee (Meeting held September 15, 2021)
No report from the Chair.
8.2.2 Festival Committee (Meeting held November 10, 2021)
No report from the Chair.
8.2.3 Tourism Development Commission (Meeting held November 12, 2021)
Report from Councilor Graskey.
8.2.4 Plan Commission (Meeting held November 17, 2021)
Report from Mayor Paine.
8.2.5 Police and Fire Commission (Meeting held November 22, 2021, and Special Session Meeting held November 24, 2021) No report from the Chair.
9. OLD BUSINESS
10. NEW BUSINESS
10. CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of miscellaneous licenses.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Ledin and carried, to approve.
10.2 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of the election inspector roster for the 2022-2023 election cycle.
MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
10.3 ORDINANCE O21-4262, introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior, to amend City Code Chapter 112-Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to add
a sign at 904 Oakes Ave (one side).
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Ledin and carried, to approve.
10.4 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND PORT DIRECTOR SERCK introducing Resolution R21-13585, setting a public hearing to review and approve the
2040 City of Superior Comprehensive Plan Update.
MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Ledin and carried, to approve.
11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC
Meeting adjourned at 7:16 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Camila Ramos, City Clerk
Superior, Wisconsin
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